Modesto Junior College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,104

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,194

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

17,880

32.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

18.9%

226 Graduates

About

Modesto Junior College is a higher education institution located in Stanislaus County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Modesto Junior College were .

In 2017, 2,392 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Modesto Junior College. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,027 degrees), 1.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (984 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Modesto Junior College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Modesto Junior College is $1,104, which is $-6,310 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,194.

In 2017, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,104

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Modesto Junior College is $-6,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$10,194

2017 Value

1.25%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Modesto Junior College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,194. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Modesto Junior College grew by 1.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,970

Room and Board

$1,746

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Modesto Junior College was of $11,970 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,746. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Modesto Junior College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.39% with respect to 2016, when 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Modesto Junior College has a total enrollment of 17,880 students. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College is 5,747 students and the part-time enrollment is 12,133. This means that 32.1% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.2% Hispanic or Latino, 36.2% White, 6.06% Asian, 3.48% Black or African American, 1.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.565% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.352% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Modesto Junior College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.3%) and White Female (20.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Modesto Junior College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,880 students. The full-time enrollment at Modesto Junior College is 5,747 and the part-time enrollment is 12,133. This means that 32.1% of students enrolled at Modesto Junior College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Modesto Junior College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Modesto Junior College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    9,147

  2. White

    6,470

  3. Asian

    1,083

The enrolled student population at Modesto Junior College is 51.2% Hispanic or Latino, 36.2% White, 6.06% Asian, 3.48% Black or African American, 1.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.565% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.352% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 163 students (0.912%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 652 more women than men received degrees from Modesto Junior College. The majority of degree recipients at Modesto Junior College are hispanic or latino (1,027 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (984 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Modesto Junior College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Modesto Junior College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (210 degrees awarded), Agriculture (123 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (290 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Elementary & middle school teachers (202,952 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (136,913 people), Other managers (135,021 people), Police officers (127,880 people), and Postsecondary teachers (65,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Human Sciences (210 degrees awarded), Agriculture (123 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (290 degrees), Protective Services (128 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Human Sciences (210 degrees awarded), Agriculture (123 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (290 degrees), Protective Services (128 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Elementary & secondary schools (372,307 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (338,468 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (171,732 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (153,270 people), and Legal services (114,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Modesto Junior College are Human Sciences (210 degrees awarded), Agriculture (123 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (290 degrees), Protective Services (128 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Modesto Junior College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Modesto Junior College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 870

  2. 1,522

In 2017, 870 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College, which is 0.572 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,522).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Modesto Junior College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.498 times less than the 229 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 229 degrees were awarded to women at Modesto Junior College in Biological & Physical Sciences, which is 3.75 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Modesto Junior College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.98% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,027 degrees awarded

  2. White

    984 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    159 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Modesto Junior College is hispanic or latino (1,027 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (984 degrees).

3.55% of degree recipients (85 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    652 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    611 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    375 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Modesto Junior College is hispanic or latino female (652 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (611 degrees).

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Operations

Modesto Junior College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.52M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $86.9k (1.33%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Modesto Junior College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Modesto Junior College employs 238 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Modesto Junior College are Female Instructors (129), Male Instructors(109), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 152 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$6.52M

2017 Endowment

8.4%

growth from 2016

Modesto Junior College has an endowment valued at about $6.52M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Modesto Junior College grew 8.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.86M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.05M - Federal

  2. $17.4M - State

  3. $3.42M - Local

As of 2017, Modesto Junior College received $4.05M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $17.4M from state grants and contracts, and $3.42M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$50.4M

2017 Salaries

1.48%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Modesto Junior College paid a median of $50.4M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.43% growth from 2015 and a 2.53% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.2M

Instructional Salaries

238

Number of Employees

In 2017, Modesto Junior College paid a total of $21.2M to 238 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

238 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

152 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College were Instructor with 238 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Modesto Junior College were Office and Administrative Support with 152 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Modesto Junior College was Female Instructor with 129 employees, Male Instructor with 109 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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